just saw someone on twitter argue that defunding the police is austerity so that's enough of that for today


austerity isn't just when the state stops paying for things, austerity is when the state _replaces_ material support for people's needs with violent repression

@dankwraith supporting the Iraq war as anti austerity, as a bit

@dankwraith socialism is when the government does things
austerity is when the government stops doing things

@melissasage @dankwraith It's disturbing how many people genuinely believe this to be a fact.

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